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Furshihtzudogs.com is an online puppy scam targeting Australia.
Australians love their pets and some are willing to spend a lot of money to buy the puppy of their choice. This, however makes them a target for puppy scammers who take advantage of peoples love for pets.

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Furshihtzudogs.com will steal images of puppys online to create a professional looking website.
They will register online numbers to hide their location and will then create online adverts. These criminals advertise as widely as possible on free classified websites like Gumtree.com.au, Tradingpost.com.au and Facebook. These scammers even pay for adverts on Google Adwords so that it appears that they are on the front page of Google Search
The criminals behind puppy scams often claim to be based in Tazmania in order to get you to pay for shipping.


Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Furshihtzudogs.com?

Furshihtzudogs.com was registered on Sunday 29th May 2022 and was reported to us on Wednesday 21st September 2022 which is 115 days after the domain was registered.
You can check the registration details on WHOIS

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Who owns Furshihtzudogs.com

puppy scammers are very good at hiding their tracks and it is not easy to determine the actual identity of the criminal. They registered the domain using the name:
Redacted for Privacy
and the phone number:
853fc996dcfe48aa92a2376c8341e031.protect@withheldforprivacy.com.

How do I contact Furshihtzudogs.com

Furshihtzudogs.com uses the email info@furshihtzudogs.com info@furshihtzudogs.com.com
and and phone number
.The registrant address is
Kalkofnsvegur 2, Reykjavik, IS.
However this is only where the domain was registered.
The scammer is not located here.

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How to report a puppy scam in Australia

Your Local Police

If you have paid money to Furshihtzudogs.com you are the victim of a puppy scam.
It is important to file a police report and to get a police reference number. This may be useful if you will be filing a report with your bank.

Report to your bank

Pet Scammers often use "money mules" in order to receive the stolen money. Mules are persuaded to use their bank account to recive your money and then to send to the scammer.
Contact your bank immediatly to let them know that you have been scammed. They may be able to freeze the transaction.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Furshihtzudogs.com legit?

Furshihtzudogs.com is a pet scam which offers Shihtzu puppys for sale using a professional website however they NEVER deliver.
This is a common "non delivery" scam where the criminals will focus on people wanting to buy pets online. Once you have paid money to these criminals, they will continue to scam you by charging for delivery, permits, etc etc.
They will never deliver.

Who owns Furshihtzudogs.com?

Furshihtzudogs.com is owned by criminals.
It was created and is maintained for the sole purpose of scamming people wishing to buy firearms online. The scammers behind Furshihtzudogs.com take every opportunity to hide their tracks and even use money mules to launder the money so it cannot be traced back to them.

Why can't I find Furshihtzudogs.com reviews?

Furshihtzudogs.com is an extremely new domain created in Sun, 29 May 2022. It may take several months of criminal behaviour before the website generates bad reviews. We aim to create a negative review for Furshihtzudogs.com as soon as possible in order to prevent people from being scammed.

What is Furshihtzudogs.com's location?

You can find several physical addresses connected to Furshihtzudogs.com. The criminals will often have an address on their website but, if asked, they will probably give you a secondary address. You can also find an address connected to the domain on the WHOIS records however the scammers will always use a false address.

Why is Furshihtzudogs.com not working?

Scam websites like Furshihtzudogs.com are frequently shut down by the registrar and/or the hosting company.
If the hosting is shutdown, the scammers will upload the website to a new hosting.
If the domain is shut down, the scammers will create a new, unblemished domain and website without any negative reviews.
They will then continue scamming.

How to recognise a Shihtzu puppy Scam

Any of those concerns below are forgivable individually. But combined they are cause to worry that the Seller is a fraud. You will not be the scammers first potential victim and any time you question them you can be assured that they already have a scripted answer for every question you have.

Whois data

The Whois data will give you a lot of information such as the date registered (Sun, 29 May 2022)View WHOIS details

Email address

Scammers may use an email like furshihtzudogs.com@gmail.com or info@furshihtzudogs.com but may also use other email address over multiple domains.
info@furshihtzudogs.cominfo@furshihtzudogs.com.com

Phone Manner

A genuine seller will use a phone number that is often published on their website. Scammers use multiple phone numbers to call, text or Whatsapp. Scammers phone manner will also be very vague as they don't know which type of scam you are responding to!

Reverse Image

These scammers are not actually selling anything. They need to steal the photos online so as to appear that they actually have a puppy for sale. Sometimes you can find the images they are using have been previously used. Sometimes even years before.
You can check if images have been previously used by using Google Image Search or Yandex Image search.

Payment Types

As usual, if it sounds good to be true, it is.
The prices on Furshihtzudogs.com are too good to be true. Scammers will often offer a bank account to allow you to transfer money to the account. The account will be owened by an unwitting third party however it is very important to report and shut it down.. You can report payment types here

Video Chat

Any breeder with a professional website like Furshihtzudogs.com would be expected to be able to have a video chat with a prospective buyer. This is a simple thing for a breeder to do however it is impossible for a scammer to do as they dont have the puppy in their possession.
If you ask for a simple video chat over the phone so you can inspect the puppy in real time, the scammer will refuse.

Whois data

The Whois data will give you a lot of information such as the date registered (Sun, 29 May 2022)View WHOIS details

Email address

Scammers may use an email like furshihtzudogs.com@gmail.com or info@furshihtzudogs.com but may also use other email address over multiple domains.
info@furshihtzudogs.cominfo@furshihtzudogs.com.com

Phone Manner

Scammers use multiple phone numbers to call, text or Whatsapp. Scammers phone manner will also be very vague as they don't know which type of scam you are responding to!

Reverse Image

Scammers steal photos online so as to appear that they actually have a puppy for sale. Check images on Google Image Search or Yandex Image search.

Payment Types

The prices on Furshihtzudogs.com are too good to be true. Scammers will often offer a bank account to allow you to transfer money to the account. The account will be owened by an unwitting third party however it is very important to report and shut it down.. You can report payment types here

Video Chat

The prices on Furshihtzudogs.com are too good to be true. Scammers will often offer a bank account to allow you to transfer money to the account..
If you ask for a simple video chat over the phone so you can inspect the licence in real time, the scammer will refuse.

What are the red flags on Furshihtzudogs.com?

There are multiple, various red flags on scam websites like Furshihtzudogs.com. Some are easy to find while others are more technical or subtle.
They can include:

Reusing photographs
Minimal contact information
Bad spelling or grammar
Lack of social media links
No eternal online reviews or bad online reviews
Recently registered domains

Some call it a gut feeling, some call it an culmination of red flags. In any case anyone attempting to buy from Furshihtzudogs.com? will not need to be technically minded to see that Furshihtzudogs.com? is a scam. The minimal content of the website with minimal online history as well as either erratic or "copy and paste" corrospondence is enough for most people.
Many people, of course, won't notice until it is too late.

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Our Shih Tzus are part of our family. We've dedicated enough time to cater for the parents and puppies About Fur Shih Tzu Dogs We are a family-owned and managed business, that takes good care of Shih Tzus for rehoming, with their health being our top priority. We are well respected breeders and have gained the trust and confidence of many families who have relied on us to help them find the best four-legged companions. For us breeding is a family affair and our children who are 16, 14 and 5 y...

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